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English: Map of West Bengal

Map of West Bengal (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. Which water body is to the south of West Bengal?
a) Gulf of Kutch
b) Bay of Bengal
c) Gulf of Cambay
d) Red Sea

2. Which state is to the north of West Bengal?
a) Sikkim
b) Orissa
c) Nagaland
d) Haryana

3. Which city in West Bengal was a Danish Colony?
a) Darjeeling
b) Jalpaiguri
c) Serampore
d) Murshidabad

4. Where did the Portuguese have a factory in West Bengal?
a) Barrackpore
b) Asansol
c) Jadavpur
d) Hooghly

5. When did the Dutch cede Chinsura to the British?
a) 1756
b) 1845
c) 1763
d) 1804

Districts of West Bengal

Districts of West Bengal (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6. When did the French vacate Chandernagore?
a) 1949
b) 1961
c) 1975
d) 1954

7. Which coalition came to power in West Bengal in 1977?
a) NDA
b) UNPA
c) Left Front
d) National Front

8. Who founded Calcutta?
a) Robert Clive
b) Job Charnock
c) Hector Monroe
d) Arthur Wellesley

9. Who was Bengal’s first governor general?
a) John Shore
b) Charles Cornwallis
c) Richard Wellesley
d) Warren Hastings

10. Who was West Bengal’s chief minister in 1980?
a) Siddharth Shankar Ray
b) Asoke Sen
c) Jyoti Basu
d) Ajoy Bose

West Bengal Quiz Questions and Answers

Jyoti Basu (8 July 1914 – 17 January 2010) or ...

Jyoti Basu (8 July 1914 – 17 January 2010) or Jyotirindra Basu was an Indian politician belonging to the Communist Party of India (Marxist) from West Bengal, India. He served as the Chief Minister of West Bengal from 1977 to 2000, making him the longest-serving Chief Minister of any Indian state. This photograph was taken at Science City, Kolkata on traditional 35 mm film; the negative was scanned by Nikon scanner after 10 years. It is a little cropped image. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. Which water body is to the south of West Bengal?
b) Bay of Bengal

2. Which state is to the north of West Bengal?
a) Sikkim

3. Which city in West Bengal was a Danish Colony?
c) Serampore

4. Where did the Portuguese have a factory in West Bengal?
d) Hooghly

5. When did the Dutch cede Chinsura to the British?
b) 1845

6. When did the French vacate Chandernagore?
a) 1949

7. Which coalition came to power in West Bengal in 1977?
c) Left Front

8. Who founded Calcutta?
b) Job Charnock

9. Who was Bengal’s first governor general?
d) Warren Hastings

10. Who was West Bengal’s chief minister in 1980?
c) Jyoti Basu

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